In a unique way, this on-line tool created in 2007 brings together information on events such as conferences, meetings, seminars, taking place worldwide within the field of criminal justice and other related events. It also contains country profiles, links to international treaties, conventions and standards and displays religious and national holidays of countries worldwide.
The calendar can be searched for specific events according to topic, country, etc. In addition to information on events, it contains country profiles and information on relevant treaties and conventions.
To access the service please click here.
The International Criminal Justice Event Calendar is a collaborative effort of UNICRI, ISPAC and the Contact Center.
UNICRI - United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute, Turin, Italy. Established in 1968, UNICRI is a United Nations entity mandated to contribute, through research, training, field activities and the collection, exchange and dissemination of information, to the formulation and implementation of improved policies in the field of crime prevention and control, due regard being paid to their integration within broader policies for socio-economic change and development, and to the protection of human rights. The development of the International Criminal Justice Event Calendar was accomplished as a UNICRI project.
ISPAC - International Scientific and Professional Advisory Council of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice Programme, Milan, Italy. Established in 1991, the tasks of ISPAC are to help channel the professional and scientific input and provide a capacity for the transfer of knowledge and the exchange of information in crime prevention and criminal justice to the United Nations, thus assisting them access to the services and expertise of its constituent organizations, including technical assistance, training and research. ISPAC is responsible for updating general data included in the International Criminal Justice Event public calendar.
The Contact Center, Lincoln, Nebraska USA. Established in 1964, the Contact Center provides secretariat services, information & referral services, technical assistance and training internationally in the areas of crime prevention, criminal justice and human services with special emphasis on corrections in peacekeeping operations and nations in crisis. The Contact Center serves as the International Criminal Justice Event Web Master.